NTSB Identification: ATL84LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24316.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 13, 1984 in NASHVILLE, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N733GY
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT AFTER HE & HIS PASSENGERS WERE ABOARD THE ACFT, THE ENG WAS RUNNING & GROUND CONTROL HAD CLEARED HIM TO TAXI WHEN HE DISCOVERED THAT THE LEFT MAIN WHEEL WAS STILL CHOCKED, PREVENTING FORWARD MOVEMENT OF THE ACFT. HE WAS SETTING HIS PARKING BRAKE WHEN THE PASSENGER IN THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT UNSTRAPPED & EXITED THE ACFT, WITHOUT ANY INSTRUCTION FROM THE PLT. THE PLT INITIATED AN ENG SHUTDOWN; HOWEVER, HE WAS UNABLE TO SHUT IT DOWN BEFORE THE PASSENGER WALKED FORWARD INTO THE ARC OF THE PROPELLER. THE PLT STATED THAT THE LIGHTS ON TOP OF THE HANGAR PROVIDED GOOD ILLUMINATION.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PASSENGER


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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